NEWSTEAD BEAUTY: 506 Longview Road, South Orange, NJ

506 Longview Road Front Photo

This Georgian Colonial located at the top of Newstead is one of South Orange's finest, offering 6 generously sized bedrooms, 4 full & 2 half baths, 2 car oversized garage, seasonal NYC views and many upgrades. The recently renovated kitchen will please the most discerning chef with gleaming white cabinetry, expansive granite and quartzite countertops, Wolf 60" dual fuel range, SubZero refrigeration, two dishwashers and several pantry closets. Most baths have been renovated to perfection and the expansive rear deck offers al fresco entertaining. Custom millwork abounds featuring a sweeping circular staircase and intricate moldings throughout. The expansive lower level offers additional living space while the sunroom offers an outdoor experience all year round. Just steps from the NYC jitney. Prepare to fall in love.

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6 Bedrooms, 4 Full and 2 Half Baths, 2 Car Oversized Garage, 0.35 Acres


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506 Longview Road Kitchen PhotoIf all of the "must have" amenities comprised the wish list of the most discerning homebuyer, this 'five star' South Orange Georgian Colonial home would most certainly exceed expectations. Superbly outfitted with refined attention to detail, no architectural element has been ignored. Elaborate original moldings, hardwood flooring, high ceilings, wide entries and an enviable center hall floor plan set the tone for its formal rooms where comfortable elegance reigns supreme. A three-season room with bifold doors from the living room features multi-season entertaining and al fresco dining space.

506 Longview Road Kitchen Photo

At the heart of the home is a fabulous renovated kitchen and breakfast area with sliding doors onto the outdoor deck for easy entertaining. The state of the art kitchen was built with the most discerning chef in mind. Offering white custom cabinetry, gleaming granite and quartzite countertops, Wolf 60" dual fuel range with six gas burners, French Top and two electric ovens, SubZero refrigerator, two dishwashers, ample storage and multiple pantries, your kitchen will be the neighborhood's envy. The contrasting white cabinetry with dark center island makes a statement, set against blended light and dark countertops and rich wood finishes. Add an elegant Butler's Pantry and deck access and you have your dream kitchen! Nearby, overlooking the vast yard, the family room is wrapped in rich wood paneling, detailed trim work and built-ins for additional storage.

506 Longview Road Master Bedroom PhotoA convenient back staircase leads to the second floor of the home from the kitchen. Once on the second level you will find four bedrooms in total, including an enviable master suite. Two of the bedrooms share a completely renovated Jack and Jill bath, while another bedroom enjoys a private bath via hall access. The master suite offers generous space, with five closets, dressing area and an en-suite bath. Two well-appointed third-floor bedrooms, each with their own distinctive achitectural flavor, have custom-fitted closets and share a renovated full bath.

506 Longview Road Lower Level PhotoThe expansive, walk-out lower level enhances the leisure components of the home, incorporating a media room with wet bar, exercise area, recently renovated half bath, large storage room and expansive laundry area. Recently carpeted and featuring a wood-burning fireplace, it awaits a very fortunate buyer. Central air conditioning and forced air heating are essentials of the sophisticated mechanical systems that are designed to address the comforts of the homeowner -- creating a little slice of heaven and the perfect place to call home! 




  • Ideally situated in Newstead, considered by many to be the most desirable section of South Orange
  • Stately Georgian colonial with expansive rooms and intricate moldings
  • Six bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, 2 car oversized garage
  • 0.35 acres with expansive rear yard
  • Open concept Kitchen / Breakfast Room / Deck (perfect for al fresco entertaining)
  • Finished basement with wet bar and media room


  • Timeless red brick facade
  • GAF Camelot Antique Slate roofing shingles installed 2011
  • Paved driveway offering additional parking
    • Re-paved in 2016
  • Elegant front slate walkway
  • Attached 2 car oversized garage
  • Beautifully maintained property surrounded by lush, mature landscaping


  • Six bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths
  • Gracious, welcoming Foyer
  • Oversized Living Room with doors to bright sunroom
  • Large Dining Room with plenty of space for seating
  • Open concept Kitchen / Breakfast Room 
  • Hardwood flooring in all rooms
  • Crown moldings in many rooms
  • Recessed lighting in many rooms
  • Fireplaces
    • Wood burning in Living Room
    • Wood burning in Lower Level Recreation Room
    • Both relined in 2009
  • Bedrooms with restored wood-work and custom closets
  • Many fully renovated bathrooms with custom cabinetry, marble or travertine floors, designer hardware and designer fixtures
  • Rear staircase from kitchen to second level
  • Extensive attic storage
  • Kitchen
    • Custom white wood cabinetry
    • Granite and quartzite countertops with subway tile backsplash
    • Center island in a contrasting wood color
    • Wolf 6 burner dual-fuel professional range with six high output burners, French Top and two electric ovens
    • Wolf professional range hood
    • SubZero built-in side-by-side refrigerator / freezer with ice maker
    • Two dishwashers
      • Fisher and Paykel dish drawer
      • Bosch full size
    • Large farm sink
    • Extensive storage with two pantry closets and expansive custom cabinetry
  • Butler's Pantry
    • Lovingly restored custom built-in cabinetry
    • Wine fridge
  • Family Room
    • Custom built-in cabinetry
    • Wood paneling
    • Custom, original trim-work
  • Master Suite
    • Second floor
    • Large bedroom area with numerous windows
    • Dressing area
    • Custom closets
    • Generously sized Master Bath
      • Stall shower
      • Large soaking tub
      • Pedastal sink


  • Fully renovated half bath
  • Exercise Area
  • Entertainment Area with custom cabinetry, wet bar and beverage refrigerator
  • Storage Room
  • Utility Room
  • Laundry Room
  • Walk-out with door to rear patio
  • Mudroom entrance from 2-car garage
    • Liftmaster garage door openers replaced in 2007
    • New garage doors installed in 2015
  • Pella windows installed throughout Lower Level in 2009
  • Wood burning fireplace


  • 200 AMP electric service
    • Second electrical panel added in 2007
  • Recently upgraded security system
  • 50 gallon AO Smith water heater
  • Trane central air conditioning
  • Trane forced air furnace

The information above is deemed accurate but not guaranteed and is subject to change.